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Walker, George W., 1843-1910



  • Existence: 1843 May 19 - 1910 March 16

Biographical Note

George W. Walker was born in Virginia in 1843. In 1872, he married Emma Wysor. They had at least eleven children, including John Earnest Walker. He taught for 23 years at public and private schools in Pulaski County, Va, and taught for 12 years at V.P.I. Walker died in North Carolina in 1910.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George W. Walker Family Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2011-061
Scope and Content

This collection contains a photocopy of a letter from J. Ernest Walker to his father, Professor George W. Walker regarding his experiences in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, as well as a copy of a newspaper clipping about J. Ernest Walker's real estate business. The collection also includes a photocopy of an image of Col. John E. Walker and photograph and obituary of George W. Walker.

Dates: 1906-1910, 1934, n.d.